Cortez

Two women elected to Cortez fire district

Two women now serve on the Cortez Fire Protection District board. Fewer than 200 ballots were cast to decide Tuesday’s election. Unofficial results for the election were received about 8 p.m....

DATE: May 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspect pleads not guilty

Charged with murder and attempted murder, a Cortez teen pleaded not guilty at an arraignment hearing on Tuesday. Jeroen Begay, 19, entered the plea on Tuesday, April 22, before Chief District Court...

DATE: April 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Arsonist gets ‘slap on wrist’

Although respectful of the judge’s decision, the building owner of last year’s Family Dollar Store fire didn’t agree that the suspect should escape without jail time. “I’m very disappointed in the...

DATE: April 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sanitation demands answer from Candelaria

Jim Candelaria has until the close of business Monday, April 28 to decide whether to complete his term on the Cortez Sanitation District or continue his campaign for Montezuma County commissioner....

DATE: April 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

A cup of coffee and a word of thanks go a long way

This month, Sandy Greenlee has received seven messages from U.S. troops serving overseas. They all thanked her for sending a cup of coffee. "Hello Sandy," one memo started from an Air Force pilot...

DATE: April 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Sanitation demands answer from Candelaria

Jim Candelaria has until the close of business Monday, April 28 to decide whether to complete his term on the Cortez Sanitation District or continue his campaign for Montezuma County commissioner....

DATE: April 22, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Sanitation demands answer from Candelaria

Jim Candelaria has until the close of business Monday, April 28 to decide whether to complete his term on the Cortez Sanitation District or continue his campaign for Montezuma County commissioner....

DATE: April 22, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cup of coffee and words of thanks go a long way

This month, Sandy Greenlee has received seven messages from U.S. troops serving overseas. They all thanked her for sending a cup of coffee. “Hello Sandy,” one memo started from an Air Force pilot...

DATE: April 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sewer fees put dream in limbo

In 1981, martial law was imposed as communism was on the verge of collapse in Poland. Thousands were subsequently imprisoned. To improve their lives, Teresa and Chris Wlodyka left their homeland...

DATE: April 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Meet the candidates for Cortez Fire Protection District

Two women are campaigning against four men for one of three board seats on the Cortez Fire Protection District. On April 1, The Cortez Journal emailed a questionnaire to all six candidates –...

DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Head-on collisions seriously injure 2

Two head-on collisions occurred Sunday, one on Highway 160 near Mile Marker 37, and the other in Mesa Verde National Park. Cortez Police Department Lt. Andy Brock said officers responded to the...

DATE: April 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Head-on collisions seriously injure 2

Two head-on collisions occurred Sunday, one on Highway 160 near Mile Marker 37, and the other in Mesa Verde National Park. Cortez Police Department Lt. Andy Brock said officers responded to the...

DATE: April 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

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